Catégorie : Cannabis et santé mentale

Enquete Cannabis /substitution, Principes Actifs / Psychoactifs / SESSTIM, septembre 2021

« Les associations Principes Actifs et PsychoActif, en lien avec l’équipe de recherche du SESSTIM, réalisent une enquête sur le cannabis comme méthode de substitution aux autres drogues.  https://www.principesactifs.org/enquete-cannabris/   Certains consommateurs de drogues ont fait le choix d’utiliser le cannabis pour réduire leurs consommations, aider au sevrage ou maintenir un traitement de substitution aux opiacés. Nous cherchons à décrire ces pratiques encore peu connues du monde médical et les bénéfices perçus par les usagers. Si vous êtes concerné(e), racontez-nous votre expérience via ce questionnaire et aidez-nous à montrer la réalité de ces pratiques ! Cette enquête est anonyme et prendra environ 15 minutes de votre [...]

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Short and Long-Term Effects of Cannabis on Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Emily M. LaFrance et al, 2020,

Short and Long-Term Effects of Cannabis on Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Emily M. LaFrance, Nicholas C. Glodosky, Marcel Bonn-Miller, Carrie Cuttler Journal of Affective Disorders, 2020, 274, 298–304 Doi : 10.1016/j.jad.2020.05.132   A B S T R A C T Background : Many individuals use cannabis to manage symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and evidence indicates that the endocannabinoid system represents a viable target for treating these symptoms. Method : Data from 404 medical cannabis users who self-identified as having PTSD were obtained from Strainprint®, a medical cannabis app that patients use to track changes in symptoms as a function of different strains and doses [...]

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Efficacy and Safety of Cannabidiol Plus Standard Care vs Standard Care Alone for the Treatment of Emotional Exhaustion and Burnout Among Frontline Health CareWorkers During the COVID-19 Pandemic. A Randomized Clinical Trial, José Alexandre S. Crippa et al, 2021,

Efficacy and Safety of Cannabidiol Plus Standard Care vs Standard Care Alone for the Treatment of Emotional Exhaustion and Burnout Among Frontline Health CareWorkers During the COVID-19 Pandemic. A Randomized Clinical Trial José Alexandre S. Crippa, PhD; AntonioW. Zuardi, PhD; Francisco S. Guimarães, PhD; Alline Cristina Campos, PhD; Flávia de Lima Osório, PhD; Sonia Regina Loureiro, PhD; Rafael G. dos Santos, PhD; José Diogo S. Souza, MD; Juliana Mayumi Ushirohira, MD, MSc; Julia Cozar Pacheco, RPh; Rafael Rinaldi Ferreira, PhD, RPh; Karla Cristinne Mancini Costa, MSc; Davi Silveira Scomparin, MSc; Franciele Franco Scarante, MSc; Isabela Pires-Dos-Santos, VMD; Raphael Mechoulam, PhD; Flávio Kapczinski, PhD; Benedito [...]

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Cannabis and cannabinoid use in autism spectrum disorder : a systematic review, Estácio Amaro da Silva Junior et al., 2021

Cannabis and cannabinoid use in autism spectrum disorder : a systematic review Estácio Amaro da Silva Junior, Wandersonia Moreira Brito Medeiros, Nelson Torro, João Marçal Medeiros de Sousa, Igor Bronzeado Cahino Moura de Almeida, Filipe Barbosa da Costa, Katiúscia Moreira Pontes, Eliane Lima Guerra Nunes, Marine Diniz da Rosa, Katy Lísias Gondim Dias de Albuquerque Trends in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, 2021, 1-10. Doi : 10.47626/2237-6089-2020-0149 Abstract Introduction : Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by persistent deficits in social communication and social interaction, associated with the presence of restricted and repetitive patterns of behavior, interests, or activities. Cannabis has been used to alleviate [...]

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Cannabidiol induces rapid-acting antidepressant-like effects and enhances cortical 5-HT/glutamate neurotransmission : role of 5-HT1A receptors, Raquel Linge et al., 2016

Cannabidiol induces rapid-acting antidepressant-like effects and enhances cortical 5-HT/glutamate neurotransmission: role of 5-HT1A receptors Raquel Linge, Laura Jimenez-Sanchez, Leticia Campa, Fuencisla Pilar-Cuellar, Rebeca, Vidal, Angel Pazos, Albert Adell, Alvaro Diaz Neuropharmacology, 2016, 103, 16-26. doi : 10.1016/j.neuropharm.2015.12.017 Abstract Cannabidiol (CBD), the main non-psychotomimetic component of marihuana, exhibits anxiolytic-like properties in many behavioural tests, although its potential for treating major depression has been poorly explored. Moreover, the mechanism of action of CBD remains unclear. Herein, we have evaluated the effects of CBD following acute and chronic administration in the olfactory bulbectomy mouse model of depression (OBX), and investigated the underlying mechanism. For this purpose, we [...]

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Cannabidiol has a unique effect on global brain activity: a pharmacological, functional MRI study in awake mice, Aymen H. Sadaka et al., 2021

Cannabidiol has a unique effect on global brain activity: a pharmacological, functional MRI study in awake mice Aymen H. Sadaka, Ana G. Ozuna1, Richard J. Ortiz, Praveen Kulkarni, Clare T. Johnson, Heather B. Bradshaw, Bruce S. Cushing, Ai‑Ling Li, Andrea G. Hohmann and Craig F. Ferris Journal of Translationnal Medicine, 2021, 19, 220, 1-16. Doi : 10.1186/s12967-021-02891-6   Abstract Background : The phytocannabinoid cannabidiol (CBD) exhibits anxiolytic activity and has been promoted as a potential treatment for post-traumatic stress disorders. How does CBD interact with the brain to alter behavior? We hypothesized that CBD would produce a dose-dependent reduction in brain activity and functional coupling in [...]

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Association of Cannabis Use During Adolescence With Neurodevelopment, Matthew D. Albaugh et al., 2021

Association of Cannabis Use During Adolescence With Neurodevelopment Matthew D. Albaugh, PhD; Jonatan Ottino-Gonzalez, PhD; Amanda Sidwell, BS; Claude Lepage, PhD; Anthony Juliano, PsyD; Max M. Owens, PhD; Bader Chaarani, PhD; Philip Spechler, PhD; Nicholas Fontaine, BS; Pierre Rioux, MSc; Lindsay Lewis, PhD; Seun Jeon, PhD; Alan Evans, PhD; Deepak D’Souza, MD; Rajiv Radhakrishnan, MD; Tobias Banaschewski, MD, PhD; Arun L.W. Bokde, PhD; Erin Burke Quinlan, PhD; Patricia Conrod, PhD; Sylvane Desrivières, PhD; Herta Flor, PhD; Antoine Grigis, PhD; Penny Gowland, PhD; Andreas Heinz, MD, PhD; Bernd Ittermann, PhD; Jean-Luc Martinot,MD, PhD; Marie-Laure Paillère Martinot,MD, PhD; Frauke Nees, PhD; Dimitri Papadopoulos [...]

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Cannabis and synaptic reprogramming of the developing brain, Anissa Bara et al., 2021

Cannabis and synaptic reprogramming of the developing brain Anissa Bara, Jacqueline- Marie N. Ferland, Gregory Rompala, Henrietta Szutorisz and Yasmin L. Hurd Nature Reviews | Neuroscience, 2021, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41583-021-00465-5 Abstract Recent years have been transformational in regard to the perception of the health risks and benefits of cannabis with increased acceptance of use. This has unintended neurodevelopmental implications given the increased use of cannabis and the potent levels of Δ9-​tetrahydrocannabinol today being consumed by pregnant women, young mothers and teens. In this Review, we provide an overview of the neurobiological effects of cannabinoid exposure during prenatal/perinatal and adolescent periods, in which the endogenous cannabinoid system plays [...]

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Case in Context : Tourette Syndrome , Kirsten MÜLLER-VAHL, 2021

Case in Context : Tourette Syndrome Kirsten MÜLLER-VAHL Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research, 2021, 1-4. doi : 10.1089/can.2021.0005 Dr. Kirsten Müller-Vahl: Mr. Miller,* thank you very much for taking part in this interview. I would like to ask you to first explain how Tourette syndrome has impacted your life and what restrictions you experienced. Miller: The first tics appeared approximately when I was 5 years old. Especially during my childhood, I had more intense vocal tics consisting of different sounds and noises. Later on, I suffered mainly from motor tics such as shaking my head or poking my tongue out. People did not understand why I [...]

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Expérimentation clinico-pharmacologique de la prescription de CBD en clinique addictologique, Dr Christian SUEUR, GRECC, avril 2021

Expérimentation clinico-pharmacologique de la prescription de CBD en clinique addictologique Projet CBD Thérapeutique, GRECC. Dr Christian SUEUR, avril 2021. 93 pages   Aujourd’hui, il n’est plus tabou au plan international de penser et d’appliquer des prescriptions de cannabinoïdes en clinique psychiatrique et addictologique.[1] En France, lors de la première séance du C.S.S.T. « Évaluation de la pertinence et de la faisabilité de la mise à disposition du cannabis en France », le 12 décembre 2018, c’est « le membre psychiatre » du C.S.S.T., le docteur George Brousse lui-même, qui souhaitait d’emblée « que soit mentionnée l’utilisation potentielle du CBD dans les troubles psychiatriques et de l’addiction, tout en précisant que le [...]

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